AUA Medical School News

Find out the latest about AUA. Read about new articulation agreements, approvals and accreditations, student and faculty success, campus events, and much more! Some popular articles from our news section: AUA Signs MOU with the University of Southampton, AUA Opens Medical Clinical On Campus, AUA Hosts Third Annual Men’s Health Day, Earn a Healthcare MBA Alongside Your MD, American University of Antigua Signs Landmark Clinical Clerkship Agreement with Florida International University, AUA Student Wins First Place at AAFP Conference, Campus Expansion, AUA Student Published by American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Medical Board of California Recognizes AUA College of Medicine.

AUA Joins UN-Sponsored School Consortium

AUA Joins UN-Sponsored School Consortium

You can now count AUA as a member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). By being accepted into this organization, we join universities and colleges around the world that are furthering the goals and principles of the UN through activities and research and by fostering a shared culture of intellectual responsibility. UN Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon created… Read More…

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AUA Students Published in Journal

AUA students Jay Vithalani & Pamraj Sharma have been published in The International Journal of Clinical Pediatrics. Their research has found a possible link between Vitamin D deficiency and allergies.  To read their article, please click here:

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AUA Student Honored at AMEC

AUA student Jessica Thomas (Class of 2016) was recently honored for earning a Future Leadership Project (FLP) Fellowship at the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) 2016 Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC), which was attended by hundreds of medical and pre-medical students, residents, physicians, and residency directors. She was joined at AMEC by third-year AUA students… Read More…

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American University of Antigua College of Medicine Initiates First Emergency Response Training Sessions in India

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, a division of Manipal Global Education Services, organized a week of first responder training sessions at Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) in Jaipur and Rabindra Nath Tagore (RNT) College of Medical Sciences in Udaipur Rajasthan, India. From April 18th to 22nd, first responders, including fire fighters, policemen, and… Read More…

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AUA Students and Administrator Receive Excellence Awards

On May 20, American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine students and an administrator earned Excellence Awards. Below are the winners: Brianne Schwartz – Administrative Excellence Award Awarded to a member of the administrative staff who displays exceptional knowledge and content expertise, tireless devotion to AUA and its mission, innovative approaches to solving problems,… Read More…


AUA President Featured on WNYC

If you missed it yesterday, here’s President Neal Simon’s excellent interview on WNYC – confirming what we all know: Caribbean medical schools are great for New York hospitals. Listen here- 


AUA Faculty Members Win Teaching Awards

The first annual Faculty Excellence Awards were announced last night at the Joint Faculty Meeting Dinner at Curtain Bluff. Congratulations to all of the recipients! Dr. Bharati Balachandran – Basic Science Teaching Excellence Award Awarded to a basic science educator who has shown excellence in education by contributing to teaching, curriculum development and administration, development… Read More…


AUA Hosts 2nd On-Campus Blood Drive

In March 2016, American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine sponsored its 2nd Blood Drive, which collected 39 blood donations from AUA students that were later transferred to Mount Saint John’s Medical Center (MSJMC). The event was created by President of the AUA Emergency Response Team (ERT) and a Paramedic Armin Edalatpour to inspire… Read More…

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AUA Announces New York Physician Scholarship

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine announced a new scholarship program to help combat the critical physician shortage in New York State. The AUA New York Physician scholarship program will provide undergraduate students from New York State with a grant of $20,000.  Students with an overall undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.5… Read More…

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Dr. Dave Swaby: From Iraq to Staten Island

Before Dr. Dave Swaby (Class of 2015) began his Pediatrics Residency at Richmond University Medical Center in New York, he already had experience as a global healthcare provider. As an Army veteran, Dr. Swaby studied and practiced medicine during his service, which had him stationed around the world. Serving Abroad Though Dr. Swaby was always… Read More…